When a relationship is new, people tend to be guarded. They proceed with caution in order to protect their heart from being violently crushed by the object of their affection. But as time goes by, they let that guard down. As your partner proves that they can be trusted, they chip away at your tough exterior and you start letting them in on your deepest secrets. If you are in a committed relationship, do you know the signs you and your spouse trust each other?
It's not easy to put your trust in another person. At some point in time, you've probably either been the victim of a major heartbreak, or have been extremely close to someone who was dealing with the pain of being hurt. But if you and your partner are on solid ground, you can feel free to be yourself. There's nothing more comforting than being involved with someone when you have nothing to hide.
Look for these signs in your relationship, and see if your partner is someone you can really trust. If you've got a good thing, it makes sense to do everything you can to hold on to it. You certainly don't want to have to start hiding your favorite shampoo from someone new.